24 mars 2019

Altered heart tin box - Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge

Hello, Mixed Media lovers ! Today, I am sharing my entry to the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge "Miniature/Tiny things". A few months ago, I ordered from a bead shop and received a tiny heart shaped tin box full of peppermint candies... I decided to keep it and to do something with it... Originally, this tiny box looks like this :  Here is the final result :  To alter this box, I started by sanding it so my mediums would adhere better. I applied one coat of black gesso on the box and on my embellishments (except... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

Once upon a tale ...

Hello Mixed Media friends ! Today, I would like to share with you a project I really love. Soon, it will be one of my friends' birthday and I altered a notebook for her. I have been inspired by the Disney Movie "Tangled". For the cover, I used some paper clay pieces that I made with my Prima mold. I covered them with black gesso and then glued them on the front cover.  I started by applying a layer of Finnabair's Opal Magic violet blue, but ended up covering everything with Art Alchemy Sparks Iris Potion. Then I applied... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

New year, new challenges at simply create too!

Hello crafty friends! Happy new year to you all.  My first post this year is also my first DT of the year for Simply create too. This month theme is «anything goes»! Because of the holidays, I didn't have much time, so I prepared something really quick and simple: two new shabby jars. You can find them below: One is green and apricot, the second one is orange and purple. I painted them with the Metallic emerald green and coral reef art alchemy paints by Finnabair. I added some rose gold wax on the green one, then tied a... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2018

Altered fan Marie-Antoinette

Hello Mixed Media lovers, Lately, I have been inspired by Frank Garcia (who is himself very inspired by the culture of my country) and I made an altered fan that I presented for Prima DT Call :    As you can see, it is very girly and pink. I decided to name it "Marie-Antoinette". For the background, I used Finnabair's sand texture paste, some crackle paste and some Finnabair's art stones. But I didn't like it, so after I painted it with Finnabair's Art Alchemy Metallique Vintage Rose acrylic paint, I decided I would... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2018

Simply create too challenge : inspirational post

Hello everyone ! I am really excite to share with you my first inspirational post as a DT member for Simply create too. This month challenge is "Make a bookmark" and starts on Friday, the 3rd (I am a bit in advance :)). I created this piece :    This is a BIG one, for a BIG book. Not a long ago, I got a few Art Alchemy Antique Brilliance waxes from Finnabair and I wanted to play with them !   What do you need ? A tag Modeling or texture paste Art Alchemy Antique Brilliance waxes (in Lucky Emerald, Mystic... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2018

SSS Wednesday challenge & Mixed Media and Art July Challenge : Sea Fantaisies

Hello crafty friends !   I am sharing today my entry to the Mixed Media and Art July challenge : Sea fantaisies. This is also my entry to Simon Says Stamp wednesday current challenge : Anything goes and my second entry to the Mixed Media world challenge.   Isn't this moodboard gorgeous ? This month, I have particularly been inspired by Cindy Brown. You have to see her inspirational post, it is gorgeous ! She inspired me to make this embroidery hoop :    What do you need ?  An embroidery loop,... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2018

Challenge Art Playground : Sunken Treasure Box, a Mermaid tale.

Dear Crafty friends, Even though I had some holidays, June has been a super creative month for me -I am so happy about that !- and since my last post, I had the time to create one last project for another challenge, the ArtPlayGround challenge "Go with the flow". This months theme was all about movement and pastel tones.   I altered a wooden box for a friend's birthday and made it a Mermaidy treasure box.  For this challenge, we had to choose at least two colors within the palette ArtPlayGround proposed. I chose... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2017

Mixed Media and Art Creative Art project : Lady Butterfly/ Project Mixed Media and Art Creative Art: Lady Butterfly

Hello! Today, I am sharing with you my first participation to Mixed Media and Art Creative Art Project. This project is about creating different Mixed Media pieces, respecting some conditions. The first stage is called "Mechanical Explosion" and your project needs to have one metal element which is not from the scrap store and wings. So I decided I would use a half metal half plastic jewelry holder as a base. See: The jewlery holder itself and its leg are metal. The body and the foot are plastic. I painted it with a coat of... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

Vintage Mixed Media Canvas / Toile Mixed Media Vintage

Hello craftiful friends ! Today, I am going to share with you a mini canvas that I made for a friend. I think it really has a vintage look. But no more talking (for now :)), just see :  Now, let me explain to you how I made it. I first glued two metal filigrees and then apllied some gesso all over the canvas. Then, I put a bit of sand texture paste from Finnabair, two coats of Finnabair's acrylic paint, Art Alchemy Soft Satin, over which I built the composition : lace ribbon at the right of the canvas, a resin frame (I... [Lire la suite]